Director, Internal Audit Office
Roy Garbarino is responsible for administering the Lab's Internal Audit strategy, providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Lab's operations. Garbarino oversees Brookhaven Lab's Internal Audit program and staff, providing expert information and guidance to assure effective systems, processes, and controls are deployed at a reasonable cost in a manner that minimizes risk to the Laboratory.
Garbarino's office serves as an independent resource for conducting internal audits and studies, coordinating outside audit activities, and providing expert information and guidance on internal controls and prudent business practices. All audits are conducted within the framework of the international standards set by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Garbarino came to Brookhaven from Teachers Federal Credit Union, where he was director of Internal Audit for seven years. He brings to Brookhaven Lab 35 years of experience in finance and internal auditing at large and complex organizations including Citigroup (2000-2006) and CA Technologies (2006-2009).
A certified public accountant and certified internal auditor, Garbarino earned his bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado School of Business, and completed a three-year program on executive leadership in the financial services industry at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
He is a past president of the Long Island Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and currently serves on the IIA Board of Governors. He is also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has earned a Certification in Risk Management Assurance.